pennyroyal oil


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Noun1.pennyroyal oil - oil from European pennyroyal having an odor like mint; used chiefly in soaps
Mentha pulegium, pennyroyal - Eurasian perennial mint have small lilac-blue flowers and ovate leaves; yields an aromatic oil
oil - a slippery or viscous liquid or liquefiable substance not miscible with water
2.pennyroyal oil - aromatic oil from American pennyroyal
American pennyroyal, Hedeoma pulegioides, pennyroyal - erect hairy branching American herb having purple-blue flowers; yields an essential oil used as an insect repellent and sometimes in folk medicine
oil - a slippery or viscous liquid or liquefiable substance not miscible with water
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Gordon, W.P., Forte, A.J., McMurtry, R.J., Gal, J., Nelson, S.D., 1982, Hepatotoxicity and pulmonary toxicity of pennyroyal oil and its constituent terpenes in the mouse.
Majidi, "Pennyroyal oil from Mentha pulegium as corrosion inhibitor for steel in 1 M HCl," Materials Letters, vol.